Grand Rapids, MI -- (SBWIRE) -- 10/05/2016 -- Machine manufacturer GROB in Mindelheim, Germany completely converted the supply of its assembly workstations from the "person-to-goods" principle to an automated warehouse "goods-to-person" solution. viastore SYSTEMS GmbH was selected to be the systems integrator. The Stuttgart specialists in turnkey intralogistics systems and software implemented an automated mini-load system and a pallet warehouse. GROB derived immediate and clearly noticeable benefit from this solution: The supply of the assembly area has significantly improved, and the processes have become simpler, faster and more transparent.
viastore implemented a 4-aisle automatic mini load system with 2/4 deep storage and a 7-aisle single-deep automatic unit load warehouse with coupling of viadat to SAP for GROB in Mindelheim, Germany. The new warehouse helped to further improve the processes and the quality of picking. The turnover speed could also be increased significantly. Moreover, it is now possible to compile the key performance identifiers individually and flexibly by means of a dashboard, which guarantees high transparency.
GROB uses SAP in conjunction with the viastore warehouse management system viadat for the management and control of its warehouse.
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About viastore SYSTEMS, Inc.
For over 40 years, viastore SYSTEMS, Inc. has been a leading international provider of automated material handling solutions including AS/RS (automated storage and retrieval systems) and conveyor systems, warehouse management systems software, material flow and process controls, and integrated SAP logistics solutions. The company employs over 470 people worldwide and has annual sales of over $140 Million. viastore's focus is on consulting and planning, together with the implementation and constant improvement of intralogistics solutions with locations in Germany, USA, France, Spain, Czech Republic, Russia, China, Croatia, Turkey, Poland, Israel, Ukraine, Sweden, and Brazil.
viastore SYSTEMS, with North American headquarters in Grand Rapids, MI, (http://www.us.viastore.com) is an integrated and certified partner for all major ERP system database and operating system suppliers such as SAP, Oracle, and Microsoft. viastore SYSTEMS earned a return spot on Food Logistics' 2015 FL100+ list of software and technology providers whose products and solutions are key to the global food supply chain. viastore SYSTEMS is a proud member of MHI.
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